Lewis, John Delaware (M)

b. 1828. d. 31 July 1884. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and translator. Pseudonyms: “John Smith,” “J. D. L.,” and “John Smith of Smith Hall, gent.” Born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Lincoln’s Inn. Married Teresa Clarke-Jervoise on 6 January 1868. Liberal MP for Devonport, Devon (1868-1874). Became a Justice of the Peace for for Devon and Hampshire and served as a lieutenant in the Pembrokeshire artillery militia. Author of *Sketches of Cantabs* (1849), *Across the Atlantic* (1851), and *Science and Revelation* (1871). Translator of the works of Juvenal and Pliny in *D. J. Juvenalis Satirae* (1882) and *The Letters of the Younger Pliny* (1879). Biographical information: Lohrli 343, *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
City Graves 1850-12-14 Household Words Poet 1154
A Valentine 1862-02-22 Once a Week Poet 882